Here’s how to mince garlic easily every time, like a kitchen boss!
I grew up watching my dad run his knife through garlic cloves like a machine. I was always in awe because he’d make it look so easy. Every little piece of garlic would be so uniformly minced. The little chef in me wondered whether I’d ever be that good at cutting garlic one day. Growing up, it’s weird the things you look back on and learn to admire.
Here’s the trick that I’ve learned from the very best!
Want roasted garlic instead? Here’s a Quick Roasted Garlic trick!
- Chef's knife
- 1 garlic clove or as many as you need
- Peel and crush garlic cloves if desired.
- Trim the ends.
- Make vertical cuts lengthwise. Turn clove and make tiny horizontal cuts across the width (going the other way).
- Repeat for remaining cloves.